Those of us who fear chaos, through our efforts to control chaos, bring about more chaos, a more virulent chaos, a more violent chaos. At such times we see chaos as the Gorgon's head, writhing, wriggling, frightening. We project our anger, anger resulting from our fears onto this horrific mass, "If I am afraid it… Continue reading Musing on Medusa, Reflections on the Gorgon’s Head
Perseus and Medusa. Perseus is able to kill Medusa and use her head, with its power to turn all who gazed upon it to stone, to destroy Leviathan and free Andromeda. It's just struck me in a very straightforward manner that there is a lesson to this tale, we might not have considered. I certainly… Continue reading Utopia is nowhere. Dystopia brings forth our own worst fears.